Troublesome Residents Pose Challenges for Strata Managers
“I’m driving to your office and I am going to kill you.”
Will Flammable Cladding Invalidate Your Strata Insurance?
Imagine receiving a bill and finding your insurance had risen sixfold.
Retail Managers Lead Property Demand Hotspots
Retail property managers are expected to lead the hot spots for property sector employment opportunities in the early part of 2018, the latest report says.
Auckland Airport Profits Jump
Auckland International Airport has lifted annual profit 27 per cent with growth from domestic and international passengers, and expects underlying earnings growth in 2018.
What Liabilities are you Purchasing When Buying a Property Affected by an Owners Corporation
When purchasing a property affected by an owners corporation, purchasers often assume that they are only liable for what lies within the internal walls of the...
WA Government Backs Major Strata Overhaul
The new Labor Government in Western Australia has thrown its support behind a process designed to overhaul the state’s outdated strata title laws.
Subsequent Purchasers: What are Builders Still Potentially Liable for?
It's relatively common to have defects in a commercial or residential building that are not immediately apparent, and in these cases a court or tribunal such...
Quest Apartments in Perth Penalised for Sham Contracting
The former operators of Quest serviced apartments in South Perth have been fined almost $59,000 for a sham contracting arrangement designed to bypass industrial relations laws.
Should We Rethink Sustainable Waste?
There’s a sense amongst some facilities management professionals that there’s something rotten in the waste collection services industry.
QLD:Bitter body corporate battle in Qld court
A former body corporate boss accused of running a brothel at a Surfers Paradise high rise claims he's been defamed by the five men who ousted...
BIM for Smart Buildings
In terms of innovation, BIM for smart buildings is leading the way and it is all set to change the way buildings are operated. “Imagine” you...
Toys R Us Australia Remains Open for Business
Toys R Us says it is business as usual at its Australian stores despite the apparent demise of the business in the US and UK.
Westfield Insists Unibail Deal on Track
Westfield Corporation's joint CEO Peter Lowy insists its board and the Lowy family remain committed to the shopping centre giant's $33 billion takeover by Unibail-Rodamco, despite...
New Accreditation Scheme for Retirement Living Industry
The Property Council of Australia and Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) are pleased to announce they will be partnering to deliver a renewed accreditation scheme for...
Westfield Sold for $33b
Westfield Corporation has agreed to a $US24.7 billion ($A32.7 billion) takeover from a Paris property giant that will end the Lowy family's control of the shopping...
SAI Global Accepts $1.1bn Takeover Offer
Shares in SAI Global board accepted a $1.1 billion takeover offer of the quality standards and information services company.
Mirvac Profit UP 69%
Real estate group Mirvac expects to deliver strong growth in its earnings in fiscal 2017, backed by strong growth in its residential business.
Property Boom Boosts Metlifecare's Profit
Aged care and retirement village operator Metlifecare has more than tripled half-year net profit, mainly due to the impact of booming property prices.